Welcome to registration for Copyright Issues in Distance Education and Training being held on May 5. Space is limited so please register early. Registration and payment must be complete by April 28 at 5:00 p.m. (CDT) in order to participate in the webinar.
You will join the meeting online using GoToWebinar and have the option of dialing in to the audio conference or listening to the program on your computers speakers. You will receive login and dial-in instructions before the session. Once you receive login instructions, please test your system to ensure you can participate.
The webinar will focus on answering common copyright questions that arise in virtual classes and training sessions. Due to the expansion of distance learning to both the academic and commercial realms, we will look at situations that arise in nonprofit academic institutions as well as law firm online trainings and online professional development sessions. Issues to be covered include handouts, video usage, participant comments, and post-virtual session issues.
- Discuss how to determine which aspects of U.S. copyright law apply to your institution
- Learn types and amounts of materials that can be circulated to virtual session attendees
- Learn permission requirements and limitations for continued use of recorded online sessions
Tomas Lipinski is Professor and Executive Associate Dean at the Indiana University School of Library and Information Science, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
Mr. Lipinksi has worked in a variety of legal settings including private, public and non-profit sectors. He has taught at the American Institute for Paralegal Studies and at Syracuse University College of Law. He is a visiting faculty member at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he teaches courses in information policy and legal issues for libraries and information managers.
He is an expert on various topics within the areas of information law and policy, including copyright, free speech and privacy issues in schools and libraries. Monographs include, in 2003, The Library’s Legal Answer Book (ALA) co-authored with Mary Minow; in 2004, Copyright Law in the Distance Education Classroom (Scarecrow Press, Inc.) and in 2006, The Complete Copyright Liability Handbook for Librarians and Educators (Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc.).
Mr. Lipinski completed his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, received his Master of Laws (LL.M.) from The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, and his Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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